Kustomizationz: The Ork Shield-Wall

When I started playing about with Orks again a few weeks ago, I couldn’t help but notice the number of bare plastic and undercoated boyz. I wanted to paint them up quickly, and was going to do just that, with a quick ‘how to:’ post and video. Instead, I became distracted. One of the greatest… More Kustomizationz: The Ork Shield-Wall

Saga Sunday – Battle Report: Carolingians vs Anglo-Danes

Thoroughly buoyed up by our last Saga game, Rob and I immediately reset the table and moved on to another game. This time, it was the turn of the Carolingians to face off against those fearsome Anglo-Danes. Would they have the success of their Byzantine colleagues and be able to force the Kings of the… More Saga Sunday – Battle Report: Carolingians vs Anglo-Danes

Saga Sunday – Battle Report: Byzantines vs Anglo-Danes

It was a humid August evening when 6 point armies of Byzantines and Anglo-Danes faced off on the outskirts of Bewerden, to thrash out a disagreement over a spilt flagon, a mislaid haunch of lamb and the rights to baths with underfloor heating. When Adam rolled for a random rule/event it left us getting double… More Saga Sunday – Battle Report: Byzantines vs Anglo-Danes

Death Guard Land Raider project – The Disco Tank

When Dark Imperium was released last year, I was blown away by the Death Guard miniatures, and I started collecting Death Guard for Warhammer 40k. This in turn led me to Maggotkin of Nurgle for Warhammer Age of Sigmar, and between the two of them, I amassed a lot of Nurglings. Now reading through the… More Death Guard Land Raider project – The Disco Tank

Age of Sigmar Battle Report: Empire vs Nurgle

Follow my blog with Bloglovin It was a warm June day when Adam’s Old Empire formed up against Rob’s Maggotkin of Nurgle in a 500 point scrap to the death. It was the first time we’ve faced off against each other. Rob – 500 points sounded like a lot when we first started playing. Turns… More Age of Sigmar Battle Report: Empire vs Nurgle

Saga Sunday: Anglo-Dane progress update and rules

Since the last update, I’ve been meaning to crack on with some Warhammer 30k stuff for our big game in July. Unfortunately I’ve been hooked on Saga, something which hasn’t helped the big game, but has meant I’ve made a lot of progress on my Anglo-Danes. The initial picture is set up almost identically to… More Saga Sunday: Anglo-Dane progress update and rules

Saga Sunday: A Beginner starting Anglo-Danes

When I read Adam’s post about Saga back in February (read it here) something got its hooks in me and wouldn’t let go. It could have been the pull of plastics that I don’t yet have waiting to be painted, but after reading about the rules and the game itself, I realised that I’d finally… More Saga Sunday: A Beginner starting Anglo-Danes

“I go, you go… we go?” The ‘Turn’ in Different Gaming Systems

In the simplest of games, it is accepted that players take turns. It is drummed into us from an early age. As we grow up and start playing board games, everyone still gets their turn, one after the other. Monopoly is a good example. In the majority of wargames, this holds true too. As gamers, we… More “I go, you go… we go?” The ‘Turn’ in Different Gaming Systems

Hobby Guilt – Christmas Edition

Rob: Well, it’s the Christmas Edition, but there’s nothing festive about this week’s painting. With work’s parties and day to day life, there’s not been too much in the way of painting other than finishing off the Stormcast Eternals for Wednesday’s post: I’ve also been working on the Khorne Bloodbound a little, though not a… More Hobby Guilt – Christmas Edition

Video: How to paint Necromunda Scenery, part 1 – Barricades, door terminals and the beast’s lair

In this weeks’ video I’ll be showing quick and easy methods to get your barricades, door terminals, and the beast’s lair painted so they look great on the tabletop. All the scenery is from the Necromunda Underhive game, but the same techniques can be used on any scenery. Barricade Paints Used: Citadel Leadbelcher Shades: Citadel… More Video: How to paint Necromunda Scenery, part 1 – Barricades, door terminals and the beast’s lair

Death Guard Deathshroud Bodyguards – Part 1

As with all the Death Guard miniatures that have come out this year, I snaffled up the Deathshroud Bodyguards as soon as they landed. When they arrived I was both made up with them, and perplexed, as I thought they’d have more poses and options, but it doesn’t actually matter, because the models you can… More Death Guard Deathshroud Bodyguards – Part 1

Necromunda has arrived and it’s wonderful! Unboxing and discussion.

In 1995, Games workshop released a table top game of gang warfare called Necromunda, a more basic and easy to play version of Confrontation, an underhive gang warfare game they’d run as a series of articles in White Dwarf. My pal RJ and I used to play that, with him playing scavvies, and me with… More Necromunda has arrived and it’s wonderful! Unboxing and discussion.

Hobby Guilt Season 3rd Update

Adam: Hi all. Apologies for missing last week’s instalment. Travelling with work got in the way, so all that really happened was that my models from Perry miniatures arrived, and there was much rejoicing. Unfortunately, this week’s progress hasn’t been particularly exciting either. This hobby challenge is definitely proving more of a grind than Blitzkrieg.… More Hobby Guilt Season 3rd Update

Video ‘How to: Paint a Death Guard Biologus Putrifier’

In this week’s video, I’ll be taking you through a step by step method of painting up the Biologus Putrifier for your Death Guard army. I’ve linked some relevant links and posts below, so feel free to check them out. Related videos; Weathering and Corrosion – https://youtu.be/_YExtR-RUbM How to: Paint Glass Bottles – https://youtu.be/fOsXPshvzU0 Related… More Video ‘How to: Paint a Death Guard Biologus Putrifier’

Mortarion – Daemon Primarch of Nurgle, part 4

This week I continued from where I left off, on the base. I started by painting all the pustules and boils with a mix of Citadel Averland Sunset and Vallejo White, before adding Citadel Carroburg Crimson shade around these areas. I also added Carroburg Crimson to the areas surrounding the tears in the flesh/stone. I… More Mortarion – Daemon Primarch of Nurgle, part 4

The Brush and Boltgun “Hobby Guilt” Season

Here at the Brush and Boltgun we have decided that November and December will be our “Hobby Guilt” months. “What does that mean?” I hear you ask. Well, rather than starting a new challenge, we thought it would be a good idea to make some progress on all of those half finished hobby projects that… More The Brush and Boltgun “Hobby Guilt” Season

How to: Paint a Death Guard Bloat Drone part 1

The Bloat Drone from the Dark Imperium box was one of the most revolting miniatures I’ve seen in a while. It’s battered armour plates, corroded and mottled spikes, and bloated and sagging skin give the model an overall hideous look. If the Emperor does indeed protect, he’ll hopefully see his way clear to swatting them… More How to: Paint a Death Guard Bloat Drone part 1

Summer Challenge 2017 Roundup

This year’s summer hobby challenge was painting primarchs Ferrus Manus and Horus the Warmaster. The Forge World models are incredibly detailed models worthy of any painting challenge. Here are our results: Each week we posted updates on how were were getting along with the challenge. If you’d like to read them to see how we… More Summer Challenge 2017 Roundup

Summer Hobby Challenge: Ferrus Manus and Horus Lupercal Week Final Update

The end is nigh! Finally we’re at the last post. As I type, hoping that my finger doesn’t pop open and leak blood over my keyboard, I’m doubly pleased that I’ve reached the end of painting Horus. I’ve really enjoyed painting him, and the added bonus is that both Mike and I have a fully… More Summer Hobby Challenge: Ferrus Manus and Horus Lupercal Week Final Update

Video "How to: Death Guard corrosion and weathering"

If you follow us on Instagram, here, or on youtube you’ll know that I’m bang into Death Guard at the moment. One of the things I wanted to do was get them al looking shabby and weathered, like caring for their armour was the last thing on their mind. I wasn’t sure how to go… More Video "How to: Death Guard corrosion and weathering"

Summer Hobby Challenge: Ferrus Manus and Horus Lupercal Week 7 Update

After the long and drawn out stair affair of last month, I wanted to paint a little more fun this week, and cracked on with Horus. Now I’d finished the tassets and his head, so continued working on the bronze colours of the armour. Before I started the bronze, I went around the whole miniature,… More Summer Hobby Challenge: Ferrus Manus and Horus Lupercal Week 7 Update